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Chain-Reaction Tunnel Crash Snarls Traffic, Hurts 7: PA
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Chain-Reaction Tunnel Crash Snarls Traffic, Hurts 7: PA

Seven people were injured, one of them critically, in a multi-vehicle accident in the Lincoln Tunnel that brought traffic to a near standstill at the peak of Tuesday's morning rush, authorities say. Read »

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Teen Collapses, Dies During Football Practice

Teen Collapses, Dies During Football Practice

A Staten Island teenager died after collapsing during varsity football practice Monday morning, officials say. Read »

6 hours ago
Celebrity Photo Hacking: Should You Be Worried?

Celebrity Photo Hacking: Should You Be Worried?

Reports that a hacker leaked intimate photos of celebrities caused many to question if the vast majority of Internet... Read »

5 hours ago
Stranger Tries to Strangle Great-Grandma on Stoop: NYPD

Stranger Tries to Strangle Great-Grandma on Stoop: NYPD

Police are investigating after a stranger allegedly approached an elderly woman sitting on the front stoop of... Watch »

6 hours ago
Rep. Grimm's Tax Evasion Trial Set for December

Rep. Grimm's Tax Evasion Trial Set for December

A judge has scheduled New York Congressman Michael Grimm's tax evasion trial for December. Read »

2 hours ago
Mom Whose Son Died in Hot Car: We Need Tech Fix

Mom Whose Son Died in Hot Car: We Need Tech Fix

The mother of a child who died after his father left him in a hot car said that her family is “proof that it... Read »

2 hours ago
NYC Installing More Speed Cameras Near Schools

NYC Installing More Speed Cameras Near Schools

New York City is installing more speed cameras near schools. Read »

2 hours ago
New Jersey OKs Trump Plaza Shutdown Sept. 16

New Jersey OKs Trump Plaza Shutdown Sept. 16

New Jersey casino regulators have given final approval to Trump Plaza's plan to shut down in two weeks. Read »

3 hours ago
Mom Accused of Driving Drunk With Son in Car: Police

Mom Accused of Driving Drunk With Son in Car: Police

Police have arrested a Manhattan mother they say drove drunk on a Long Island highway with her 3-year-old son in the... Read »

6 hours ago
Today Could Be the Hottest Day of the Year

Today Could Be the Hottest Day of the Year

Tuesday could be the hottest day of the year thus far, with temperatures projected to reach a steamy 93 degrees... Watch »

2 hours ago
Driver Tails Christie Motorcade, Thought He Was Cut Off: Cops

Driver Tails Christie Motorcade, Thought He Was Cut Off: Cops

A motorist who thought a member of Gov. Chris Christie's motorcade had cut him off followed the vehicle into... Read »

5 hours ago
More Than 30 Teens Escape From Nashville Jail

More Than 30 Teens Escape From Nashville Jail

Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early Tuesday,... Read »

5 hours ago
U.S. Ships Arrive in Gulf as Blasts Rock Baghdad

U.S. Ships Arrive in Gulf as Blasts Rock Baghdad

The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush and two other U.S. Navy ships arrived in the Persian Gulf Sunday, as Iraqi... Watch »

Jun 15, 2014
Flight From NYC Diverted Over Reclining Seat: Report

Flight From NYC Diverted Over Reclining Seat: Report

A flight from LaGuardia to Palm Beach International Airport had to land in Jacksonville after a pair of... Read »

2 hours ago
G Train Service Resumes After Sandy Repairs

G Train Service Resumes After Sandy Repairs

New York City subway riders are getting back service on the G train between Brooklyn and Queens. Read »

5 hours ago
Obama Faces Crossroads in Fight Against ISIS

Obama Faces Crossroads in Fight Against ISIS

As President Barack Obama readies for this week's NATO summit in Wales, where he'll try to woo alliance members... Read »

Sep 1, 2014
Taxi Sharing Could Reduce Traffic, Air Pollution: Study

Taxi Sharing Could Reduce Traffic, Air Pollution: Study

If New Yorkers who normally took taxis alone would share their cab with a stranger, the city could cut the size... Read »

6 hours ago
U.S. Urges Americans in Pakistan to

U.S. Urges Americans in Pakistan to "Keep a Low Profile"

The State Department issued a security advisory for Americans in Pakistan, a country that has been rocked by clashes... Read »

6 hours ago
Baltic States Fear Putin Amid Escalation in Ukraine

Baltic States Fear Putin Amid Escalation in Ukraine

President Barack Obama will travel to Estonia on Wednesday to express America’s solidarity with the Baltic... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Woman Arrested After Baby, Drugs Found in Hot Car: Cops

Woman Arrested After Baby, Drugs Found in Hot Car: Cops

A Long Island woman was arrested after she was allegedly found sitting in a parked car half-conscious with... Read »

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